Toshio Tokunaga oral history interview, part 3 of 3, November 17, 2007

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Description

Tokunaga discusses the labor camps that he saw in Europe, taking souvenirs and the friendships he made through the Army. After V-E Day, he would remain in Frankfurt for another year and half until finally being discharged back in Fort Lewis, Washington. He would return to Seattle, and become a gardener, which he would do until his retirement at the age of 75. Next, he talks about the nisei legacy and his marriage and family background. At this point, his wife, Dolly Tokunaga joins the interview and she talks about their marriage and family as well. Finally, Toshio goes through some pictures and relics from before and during the war.

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video/m4v

Extent

1:03:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0834_03_Tokunaga

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/834-Tokunaga-Tosh-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Jan 02

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokunaga, Toshio: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Toshio Tokunaga oral history interview, part 3 of 3, November 17, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053589.